We will fall. We can rise.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Sep 23, 2012
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When you fall flat on your face, what do you do?

The Race.

With commentary (I found this version most moving):

What Life is about.

As the Buddhists say, If you lose your mind, come back.

I’ve failed. I’ve struggled. So have you. The question isn’t perfection, the answer isn’t success. The question is perseverance, and the answer is determination.


Heather Dorniden of the University of Minnesota races the 600m at the Big 10 Indoor Track Championships. She reminds what a race really is about. What life is really about. We will fall. We can rise.

Read more: Videos – The Race http://www.runnerspace.com/video.php?video_id=64548#ixzz27MVDMtAg


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


One Response to “We will fall. We can rise.”

  1. Miri says:

    Agreed. Getting back up is the key to life for sure!